On January 11-12 is the 17th Annual Mobridge Ice Fishing Tournament and Ice Fishing Expo in Mobridge, SD. On Friday there is a mandatory meeting for all registered anglers at the Scherr-Howe Arena everyone wanting to participate must be registered by 7:30pm. Anglers must be 18 years of age or accompanied by an adult and have a valid fishing license. The fishing hours will be from 9am until 7pm the fish must be in a bucket of fresh water not frozen and must be a minimum of 14” inches long. Ice houses are allowed a total of two per team and the launch site will be from the Coke Distributing plant by 9am. The ice expo aside from the tournament will have food, drinks, raffles and more. This years raffle prize includes a portable fish house, a 2017 Ranger XP 4 wheeler and a Strikemaster Auger to open those holes in the ice with precision and accuracy. Fisherman must always keep in mind that they need to be 25 yards from their ice holes or ice house to not be disqualified from the ice fishing competition.